Eighth Annual Vision Festival Announces Lineup


Arts for Art has announced the lineup for the Eighth Annual Vision Festival, which will take place over the Memorial Day
weekend from May 21-26 at the Center at St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in New York.

The festival will feature approximately 150 artists in 30 different performing groups over the six days of the Festival. We will maintain the two-day film festival, at Anthology Film Archives (Second Avenue at 2nd Street) as part of the overall Festival.

This year’s festival has the theme “AvantJazz For Peace,” and is intent on presenting an international arts festival dedicated to non-violence that makes a statement that has impact upon performers, speakers, organizers and audience alike.

Musicians at the festival include: Amina Claudine Myers, Fred Anderson & Harrison Bankhead, David S. Ware Quartet, Jemeel Moondoc & Connie Crothers Quintet, Andrew Cyrille & Kidd Jordan, Roy Campbell & Joe Mchee Quartet, Milford Graves & Peter Brotzmann, John Zorn Masada String Trio, Matthew Shipp Quartet, Jeanne Lee Memorial featuring: Archie Shepp Quartet, Gunther Hampel Galaxy Dream Band, William Parker Leads Jeanne Lee Project

Advance tickets for performances at The Center are available at Downtown Music Gallery, 342 Bowery. Tickets are $25 per night, and six-day pass to The Center is $110.

For a complete schedule of events, and further details, go to www.visionfestival.org.

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